End of an Era: Maltbie, Koch Out at NBC Sports/Golf Channel in 2023

The end of an era is hitting golf broadcasts. 

Roger Maltbie and Gary Koch will not be returning to NBC Sports and Golf Channel in 2023, according to a report from Golfweek. 

“Roger and Gary have been synonymous with NBC Sports’ golf coverage for decades, having educated and entertained multiple generations of viewers and having made some of the most memorable calls in the history of the game. Their professionalism and prowess is only exceeded by their character as they have been great teammates and friends to so many of us here. We will be honoring their careers during our coverage of the PNC Championship in December,” said Golf Channel Executive Producer Molly Solomon in a statement to Golfweek

Roger Maltbie PHOTO: PGA Tour

According to Golfweek, Maltbie was told that 2021 would be his last year, but then Jim “Bones” Mackay left to caddie for Justin Thomas. 

Maltbie returned for 2022, however, his contract was not renewed for 2023. 

Maltbie has been with the network since 1992. 

Koch joined full time in 1997 where he has been an analyst in the tower for PGA Tour event and major championships. 

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